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Clive Sharplin:  Site Author & Website Master
Within Australia 03 5470 6056   From Overseas +61 3 5470 6056
Time Zone: Eastern Australia,  Melbourne / Sydney

Elizabeth Sharplin: Site Editor   
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Attributes & Acknowledgements 

Every attempt has been made to correctly attribute or acknowledge any quotations, photographic material, Illustrations, drawings or other images contained within this website that are outside of those of the website’s owner’s private and family archives are, to the best of our endeavours, stated in this website. This includes quotations, photographic material, Illustrations, drawings or other images contained within this website that have been provided to us by our consulting authorities, technical advisors and other contributors. Images which have not been either attributed or acknowledged have been sourced from the public domain.

It should be noted that some images and material, particularly of the Cruiser HMS Ajax, readily available from many sources within the public domain are occasionally offered for purchase by persons who claim to have that copyright. In those instances where we have used those images we believe copyright claims by these persons to be unsupported. If I am in error then the following sentence holds good.

Should any person or entity find that I have infringed upon their ownership and or copyright I most sincerely apologise and request that you advise me accordingly with supporting evidence of your claim in writing so that I may correct that infringement and properly acknowledge the appropriate source at the earliest opportunity.

Website Copyright Statement

Obviously a website such as this is hugely dependent upon the continuous research and study of a great deal of material from an infinite number and variety of sources. We will willingly correct any failure of copyright attribution brought to our attention but no financial injury will be entertained no matter howsoever caused. 

Our aim is to make this website an authoritative and accurate source of the material contained within it and we therefore endeavour to properly attribute copyrighted sources where appropriate. In doing so if we have failed to properly recognise or acknowledge any copyright attribution we sincerely apologise and would plead that any perceived infringement of copyright has purely been occasioned as a result of “fair use” by “research” and “study” through applying the following methodology:

o   The diligent and systematic enquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover facts or principles
o   The application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading or illustration
o   Investigation or reflection and explanation
o   The cultivation of a particular branch of learning, science, or art
o   A particular course of effort to acquire knowledge
o   A thorough examination and analysis of a particular subject
o   To make the resulting information collected to be freely available to others through explanation, record, references, fixed or moving images or illustration

. The use of or copying of the painting of HMS Ajax or of any material from the Sharplin family achives we claim unreserved copyright of.. Any material on this website which may subesquintly cause any damage, harm or hindrance to any person howsoever used or employed we will deny all and every liability howsoever occaisioned. 
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I regret ...

I regret that with the exception of the Painting “HMS Ajax at the Battle for Crete” (See “How to Order”) I am unable to supply copies of the other photographs, images or illustrations contained with this website.

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While I have attempted to ensure that the content of this site is as accurate as possible nothing is ever perfect so I welcome any suggested corrections, amendments or additions which are supported by verifiable sources. Any photos or illustrations pertinent to this site of which ownership or copyright will allow their inclusion are particularly welcome. Due acknowledgement of the ownership or copyright or source will be made. Please contact me, Clive Sharplin, author and webmaster of this site, using the Contact form in the right border.